2013 12c Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer Georges III Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Rutherford
Drink between 2017 - 2026 (Edit)
CT92.8 44 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 34

  • anthonyiez wrote: 95 points

    October 25, 2019 - Fantastic wine that will stand the test of time.

  • Badmonkey wrote: 90 points

    June 23, 2019 - Dark ruby fruit - blackberry, dark currants/cassis, and dark cherry. Decent depth/concentration (medium plus body) but just a little tannic and somewhat tart - a little bing cherry profile. Nice flavors of dark berries, some spice/licorice, chocolate/cocoa, and a little mineral/earthy component. More of an old world profile especially next to the 2016 Becklyn cab. Fairly long finish. Decanted for one hour and drank over a couple more. Improved a little with time. Drank next to a 2016 Becklyn cab and I thought the Becklyn was quite a bit better - smoother and more character/expressive. In my opinion, I thought this wine drank much better fairly young - in the first couple years. 100% cab.

    3 people found this helpful Comment
  • mtolerico Likes this wine: 95 points

    May 25, 2019 - Very similar to other notes, dark red and blue fruits, great spice, tea and minerality, perfect balance. It’s great now and still gets better with air, so no rush...

  • hanasowner wrote: 92 points

    February 9, 2019 - Popped and dark fruit with present tannins though a nice balance...went great with red meat...medium finish...highly recommend opening one now if you have multiple bottles.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • SMHalps Likes this wine: 90 points

    November 13, 2018 - Popped 'n poured at a NYC restaurant with my wine group. No one was overwhelmed and we were stunned that WA gave this 95 points. I continue to think it tastes more like a Merlot dominated wine than the Cabernet it is supposed to be.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2013
  • Type Red
  • Producer 12c
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Beckstoffer Georges III Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Rutherford

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 160 (49%)
  • Consumed 165 (51%)

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